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Chylopericardium in a child with impaired venous access following small bowel transplantation.

Abstract:

A 10-yr-old child with impaired venous access (bilateral occlusion of internal jugular veins, subclavian veins, and inominate veins) underwent an isolated small bowel transplant. He presented with lethargy, shortness of breath 13 months into his follow-up and was diagnosed to have chylopericardium. MR venography and lymphangiography could not demonstrate the site of lymphatic leak. His chyloperciardium was treated with pericardiocentesis and MCT diet. The most likely cause for the chyloperica...

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Journal:
Pediatric transplantation
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
e39-e41
Publication date:
2011-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3046
ISSN:
1397-3142
URN:
uuid:6763418a-a141-4e8a-9114-565d93dfb386
Source identifiers:
191282
Local pid:
pubs:191282

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